Lungwort

Pulmonaria longifolia

Lungwort - Pulmonaria longifolia

Common Name: Lungwort
Genus: Pulmonaria
Species: longifolia

Category: Groundcover Plants
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Suitable for ground cover, Has interesting foliage, Long flowering period

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 0.30 m (30 cm)
Sun/Shade: Partial shadeSpread: 0.45 m (45 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Blue, Purple
Foliage Colour: Green, WhiteFlowering Period: February to May

Soil Type: Normal/Loam
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained




    Blue-purple to intense-blue funnel-shaped flowers from late winter to late spring and white-spotted dark-green leaves. The spear-like leaves hug the ground more closely than other forms. A perfect groundcover plant for shady moist areas the dense flower-heads are particularly long-lasting.

  • Garden care: Lift and divide large clumps every three to five years after flowering or in autumn. Cut back plants affected by mildew to the ground water and feed - the plant will regenerate and produce new leaves later in the year.


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